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Chapt 3-5

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What are the top 2 cervical vertebra Axis and Atlas
What is the Fontanel Soft Spot on top of Baby's skull
What is Ossification Bone growth, or process of bone formation
What are the 4 types of Bone structures Long, Short, Flat and Irregular
Epiphysis Large portion at the ends of the bone.
What are the 3 stages of bone growth? Cartilage, Osteoblast, Osteocytes.
What are the 3 types of Joints Synovial (Most common), Cartilaginous, Fibrous.
What are the components of the skeletal system? Bones, Bone Marrow, Joints, Ligaments, Skeleton.
The appendicular Skeleton consists of? Pectoral Girdle (Shoulders), Pelvic girdle, upper (arms), and Lower (legs) extremities.
What are the 3 types of muscle? Skeletal, Striated, Voluntary.
What is yellow marrow made of? Adipose
What part of the body creates blood? Red bone marrow
What does the suffix "Stenosis" mean Narrowing
What are the 3 layers of the skin? Epidermis, Dermis, Subcutaneous.
What is in the dermis layer? Skin, Hair, Nails, Sweat Glands, Sebaceous Glands, Blood Vessels.
Medical term for a freckle or birthmark? Mackle
Name the parts of the Integumentary System. Skin, Hair, Sebaceous glands, Sweat glands.
Medical term for black and blue mark? Ecchymosis
What is first degree burn? Redness, superficial burn.
What is second degree burn? Blistering, partial thicknessburn.
What is a third degree burn? Charred skin, no pain, full thickness burn.
What is sebum? Thick oily substance secreted by the sebaceous gland. Causes acne.
What are: Lordosis, Kyposis, Scoliosis? Lordosis-Excessicve anterior lumbar (Swayback) Kyphosis-Curved posterior thoracic(hunchback)
What is included in the Axial Skeleton? Head, Neck, Spine, Chest and Trunk
What is in the Appendicular Skeletal System? Pectoral Girdle, Pelvic Girdle, Upper extermities, Lowner Extermities.
Medical term for irregular heartbeat? Arrhythmia
5 types of fractures? Closed, Compound, Comminuted, Complete, Greenstick.
Closed Fracture? No open wound, simple fracture.
Compound Fracture? Skin is broken through, open fracture.
Communited? Bone is shattered and/or crushed. Little pieces.
How many cervical vertebrae are there? 7 (C1-C7)
How many thoracic vertebrae are there? 12 (T1-T12)
How many lumbar vertebrae are there? 5 (L1-L5)
What is the most common joint in the body? Synovial joint
What is the difference between arteries and veins? Arteries- Carry blood away from the heart. Veins- Carry blood to the heart.
A record of the electrical current of the heart is? an Electrocardiogram
What is a treadmill test? A test used to evaluate cardio fitness.
What is another name for the treadmill test? Stress Test
Where does the left Atrium get it's blood from? Lungs
What is Systemic Circulation? Carries oxygenated blood away from the heart and to tissues and cells and back to the heart
What is Pulmonary Circulation? deoxygenated blood to the lungs to get oxygenated, then back to the lungs.
What is Myocardium? Muscle of the heart
Which artery supplies blood to the myocarduim? Coronary Arteries (Left and Right)
What is the node that regulated heartbeats? Natures pacemaker? Sinotrial Node
Oxygen exchange happens in which vessels? Capillaries
Alopecia Loss of hair
Aneurysm Weakness in the wall of an artery causing widening.
Anhidrosis No sweat
Arrhythmia Irregular heartbeat
Arthralgia Pain in Joint
Arthr/o Joint
Arthritis Inflamation of a joint, painful, swelling.
Arthrodesis Surgical fusion of a joint
Arthroscopy visual exam of the inside of a joint with a camera/arthroscope.
Ausculation Listening with a stethoscope
biopsy removal of tissue to examine under a microscope
bx biopsy
bradycardia abnormally slow heartbeat
cardiomegaly abmormaly enlarged heart
cost/o rib
cyanosis bluish color of the skin due to oxygen deficiency.
dermatome Instrument for cutting the skin
derm skin
dynia tendon pain
erythroderma red skin
Fibrillation abnormal quivering or contractions of the heart
Fibromyalgia Pain in the muscles and soft tissues
HTN Hypertension
Jaundice yellowing of the skin
Keloid Scar
Melanin Black pigment of the skin
Mye/o Spinal Cord
Myocardial Infarction Heart attack. Closure of the coronary arteries.
Necrosis Dead Tissue
onych/o Nails
Orth/0 Straight, Normal, Correct
Orthopedist Bone Doctor. Dr. who specializes in treatment of the musculoskeletal system.
Pericardium Sac around the heart
Pil/o Hair
Podiatrist Foot and ankle doctor.
Pulse Expansion and contraction caused by blood.
Rickets Vit D and Calcium deficiency.
rrhaphy Suture
Stenosis Abnormal Narrowing
Tachycardia High heart rate over 100
Venipuncture blood draw
What are the two types of sweat glands? Acopine and Sudoriferous
Diaphasis Middle of the bone
where does the pulmonary artery attach in the heart? Right ventricle
Where does the aorta attach? Left ventricle
Name the valves at the end of the aorta and the pulmonary arteries. arotic semilunar valve and the pulmonary semilunar valve
Where does the superior and inferior venacava attach in the heart? Right atrium
Distole The relaxed state of the ventricle
Systole The contracted state of the ventricles
Exo Outside
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